We may not be able to recall when we first heard the term “shelter in place” but it is being bandied about frequently now that… Read More »We No Longer Have the Luxury of Sheltering in Place
(This originally Appeared in The Broad Side) Recently, during a debilitating illness and after reading three novels and catching up on all my past New… Read More »How To Get Away With No Makeup and Hair
It is 1990 and my husband and I are out searching for a good used car. Our first used car we bought after seeing it… Read More »It is Time for Women to Start Using the Economic Power They Already Have
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Full Disclosure: I do not like whiners. Especially adult whiners. Especially adults who constantly whine about how hard child-rearing is. (With this caveat: if you… Read More »Hey Whiny Parents, Get Over Yourselves!
Dear Jessica: At 36, I was still getting catcalled in the street. At 46, I was being accosted by men on the streets of Paris… Read More »Dear Jessica Valenti, You’re Missing the Cat Calls?
Some days I look in the mirror and I think: You look pretty good for a woman pushing 60. Other days I glance at myself… Read More »Yeah, But I Still Feel Bad About My Face